Lecturer in Emergency Medicine

University of Western Australia

Lecturer – Emergency Medicine

Job no: 506548
Work type: part time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Health and Medical Sciences

UWA Medical School

The Emergency Medicine Division

  • Applications open to health professionals within the discipline of Emergency Medicine passionate about enriching student learning and student wellbeing  
  • Part time (0.4FTE), fixed term appointment for 12 months
  • Salary range: Level B, $102,983 - $121,864 p.a. pro rata plus 9.5% superannuation (increasing to 17% on or after 30 June 2021)

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.  With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the team

The UWA Medical School is the largest and longest established medical school in Western Australia. It delivers a 4-year post-graduate MD course to local, national and international students. The School also has substantial and successful research programs across most disciplines in the medical sector.

The Division of Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics and Pain Medicine provides high quality and innovative teaching to medical students throughout the course across multiple clinical sites in the Perth metropolitan area.

About the opportunity

You will have the responsibility of providing assistance in the coordination of Emergency Medicine teaching at all WA teaching hospitals where final year MD students are placed at the sites to gain experience in all aspects of emergency medicine. You will ensure that the appropriate academic outcomes are achieved and adequate, suitable placements are available for all students.

You will also be expected to develop and manage relationships with Emergency Medicine clinicians at the sites to ensure a successful outcome in this role. Engagement and collaboration with academic colleagues and the wider medical profession will ensure students receive an appropriate, relevant and supportive educational experience. The student wellbeing and academic collegiality will also be a key outcome for this role.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Registered, or able to be registered with AHPRA as a health practitioner in Western Australia
  • Recent experience in clinical practice as a health professional within the discipline of emergency medicine, preferably in the last five years
  • Experience as a tutor and/or supervisor of health professional students and/or junior doctors
  • Experience in clinical education including procedural skills and simulation
  • Effective organisational, verbal and written communication skills and negotiation skills
  • A significant personal contribution and commitment to high quality teaching at all levels

Full details of the position responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description.  In preparing your application you are asked to submit curriculum vitae and a document clearly addressing the selection criteria to demonstrate that you meet the criteria. 

Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File Position Description - Lecturer - Emergency Medicine 506548.pdf

Closing date: Wednesday, 19 May 2021

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).
  • UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020.

Advertised: 21 Apr 2021 W. Australia Standard Time

Applications close: 19 May 2021 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time